Congratutulations...Charlotte Rodgers and Don Poe were recognized as Clarkston Education Foundation's 2011 Legends at a fall reception in their honor! Those present with this award have influenced education in our community.
Mr. Don Poe and Mrs. Charlotte Rodgers have many of the same qualities that led to their nomination for this award. Both of them are humble people that feel their contributions are really nothing out of the ordinary; they have recognized and been committed for many years to the need of promoting and enhansing education in our community and both have left their mark on individuals, organizations and institutions. Not only this, but they have interest in athletics, have education degrees and even share the same birthday (Oct. 24th)!
Sponsors for Legends of 2011 include: Banner Bank, Sun Pest Management, Early Bird Supply, Basalt Cellars, Riverport Brewing Co., Happy Day Catering
The Clarkston Education Foundation decided it is time to recognize the "great" people in our community who create a "bridge to now" thanks to their resourcefulness and will to move things forward in education. We would like them to be thanked, honored and celebrated for the contributions they have made influencing, motivating and cultivating individuals and education in our community. These are people who are the roots from which we've grown and people who have grown from the roots of LEGENDS before them. They are people who have fostered education in various ways, which is why we have so much respect for them and why we want to recognize their journey.
Do you know someone in Clarkston who has done an outstanding job fostering education in a school, job, church, and/or the Clarkston community? If so, please click here for Nomination Form. We would like to thank individuals in our community for their contributions they have made influencing, motivating and cultivating individuals and education in our community. Legend nominations are accepted year round, and awardees are selected and honored every other year. A plaque is hanging in the Asotin County Library naming the LEGENDS of Clarkston honorees.
Mr. Jim Poindexter and Mrs. Debbie Romesburg are committed to making a difference and have left their mark in the many programs, activities, and of course, classrooms that they have been in. .
Sponsors for Legends of 2009 include: Banner Bank, Sun Pest Management, Hay's Produce and Garden Center, Basalt Cellars, Riverport Brewing Co., Rooster's Waterfront Restaurant, Patt's Valley Garden center, Happy Day Catering, Hells Canyon Resort & Marina, Wooley Design Associates, Steve Stroschein, Blue Ribbon Linen & Supply.
On October 19, Clarkston Education Foundation honored Marjorie Briney and Flo Johnson for their influence, motivation and cultivation of individuals and education in our community. The program consists of 4 guest speakers along with a plaque presentation which will be displayed at the Asotin County Library. The CEF will be giving books to the 8 local schools in Clarkston in honor of Marjorie Briney and Flo Johnson. They will then be introduced at Homecoming Halftime! Please thank them for all the time and talents they've given to our community.
Marjorie Briney and Flo Johnson have been selected as the CEF's LEGENDS of Clarkston. We want to recognize them for their work influencing, motivating and cultivating others and education in our community. Thank you to the guest speakers who spoke on Marge and Flo's behalf: Billie Havens-WWCC, Renee Larrabee-community member, Ella Roberts-Educator, Bob Burrus-Retired Educator. In honor of Marge and Flo, CEF has gifted 86 donated books to all eight Clarkston schools.
Special thanks to our 2007 LEGENDS Event Sponsors: Banner Bank, Basalt Cellars, Perma-Bound Books, Hastings Books, Scholastic Book Fairs, Sterling Savings Bank, Rooster's Restaurant, CEF Board Members, Studio Smiles Northwest, Patt's Valley Garden Center, Happy Day Catering, Fuch's Flower & Garden Center, and Hell's Canyon Resort & Marina.